Tailored to showcase David Suchet's signature interpretation of Agatha Christie's fictional detective Hercule Poirot, this TV mystery pits the sleuth against the iffy "noblesse oblige
" attitudes of English blue-bloods.
Poor Poirot! Even at his weekend retreat, he can’t escape homicide his snooty neighbors, Lady Lucy (Sarah Miles) and Sir Henry Angkatell (Edward Hardwicke), think it would be ripping if he attended their dinner party. After a sumptuous meal, the guests play the Angkatells’ favorite diversion, the Murder Game. One guest, Gerda Christow (Claire Pace), is so distracted by keeping a watchful eye on her unfaithful husband, John (Jonatha...